Howto change the mousecursor?

john levin john at
Sat Jul 2 17:00:50 UTC 2005

Rainer Gutkas wrote:
> Hi all!
> I remembered another question that occured yesterday during setting up
> my vj account. Is there a way to change the mousecourser in Gnome. So
> what I think about is a transparent mousecursor, so it doesn't disturb
> the picture in xaos, in which you navigate using the mouse. So it
> shouldn't be completeley transperant, but like a dimmed glass or something.

Install gcursor for managing what the curosr looks like.
(After install it will be on the System > Preferences menu as "Cursor
Whiteglass might be a good theme for your purposes, but it's not
transparent. If you find a suitable theme, please let me know!

Also, you might be interested in unclutter; this hides your mouse cursor
when not in use. Command line, no gui that I could find.



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